J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis

Sponsored by J.W. Pepper

July 24-25, 2014

Wooddale Church - Eden Prairie Campus
6630 Shady Oak Rd
Eden Prairie, MN   55344


Thursday July 24 – Elementary Reading Session & Workshop with Sharon Burch
Elementary Full Day (includes lunch) 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join celebrated clinician Sharon Burch, creator of the Freddie the Frog books, as she shares the latest exciting resources for the music classroom.  Included will be multimedia materials, new musicals, song collections, games, and elementary choral octavos. Energize your music curriculum for the entire year!
Thursday Evening July 24 – Adult Sacred Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney
Church Choral 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Nationally celebrated composer and clinician Joel Raney guides you through the most inspiring new music for adult choir, including seasonal, general and special-occasion anthems.  Plan and prepare for your entire church year! In addition, come early to attend one of our free special interest sessions for sacred music ministry.
Church – Special Interest Session 5:00pm – 6:15 pm
Session #1: Techniques for Ideal Choral Sound with Sean Vogt
Session #2: New and Notable for Young Voices with Ann Schrooten
Sacred Children’s Choir Session 5:00pm – 6:15pm
Friday July 25 - School Choral Reading Session & Workshop with Mac Huff and Jerry Rubino
School Choral (MS & HS) 9:00am – 4:00pm
Join renowned composers and clinicians Mac Huff and Jerry Rubino for a multi-publisher reading session and workshop featuring new music for middle and high school choir. Find motivation to plan now for your entire performance year!  Whether you are a young professional or an experienced teacher, this workshop will save hours of programming research by introducing innovative selections. 

VanderCook College of Music is offering an hour of graduate-level academic credit for eligible participants. To earn credit, a student must: 1) Attend the Elementary/Classroom New Music Workshops, AND the Middle School/High School New Choral Music Workshop, for a total of 12.5 class hours. 2) Complete the assigned project -- more information is available at the workshop or from VanderCook College. Additionally, each student is encouraged to keep a journal documenting the sessions he or she has attended. 

Registration for credit must be postmarked no later than August 8, 2014. Full tuition must be enclosed with registration. Please send your registration form directly to VanderCook.

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J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis

1 graduate credit
Coordinator: Rick Palese
1 credit = $300
Tuition is due in full with registration. 
Click HERE to download the 2014 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Registration Form.
Click HERE to download the 2014 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Information Sheet.
Click HERE to download the 2014 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Assignment.


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